I have 1998 S10 Blazer and the tranny is toast. I need to either have
it rebuilt or put in a rebuilt one.
I know it would be not be a walk in the park but is replacing a tranny
something a "backyard mechanic" could do in his garage?
I am fairly mechanical, I do 90% of the work on my cars myself I have
just never replaced a tranny before.
Everyone I have spoken with wants about $2000 to rebuild the tranny and
that's a little steep for me right now.
So I am thinking of picking up a rebuilt one and doing it myself. I
have done some searching online and it looks like I can pick up a
rebuilt for a fairly reasonable price.
What are your thoughts?
Thanks for your input, I appreciate it.
Yes it is doable with tools and jacks. ALso the 4L60 is pretty tuff in
a S10 unless you cook it. Typical ones that fail have oversized tires
and stock gears or they tow a lot and also have no aux tranny cooler.
When you are done, at least instal a small aux tranny cooler too.
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